Archive for the ‘Outdoors’ Category

Imagine celebrating the last glorious days of summer with a picnic brunch by a glistening body of water. Now pump it up quite a few notches. Who wouldn’t love arriving to the spot in this gorgeous cherry red woody style ride with a coordinating pull along camper? Yes! Please! Upon arrival the back door opens […]


“When I saw the hordes of parrots of several hundred birds, I was very scared, it was like, I had fallen into the movie “bird” directed by Hitchcock. Birds in this photo were brought to Japan as pets from the tropics in 70’s, and went feral; settling in Tokyo. Parrots should not be in Tokyo. […]


Modern Bungalow

07Mar13

Dwell Studio and Robert Allen continue their collaboration, this being the fourth, with a new line of vibrant indoor/outdoor Sunbrella fabrics with catchy names like “Jungalow” and “Finmark”. The best thing about most of Sunbrella fabrics is that they can be cleaned with soap and water and many can be cleaned with bleach, so say […]


Back to School

14Jan13

Yes, the holidays are over, but this home is so subtly decorated that there are many touches I would include year round. The touches of greenery, sourced from the surrounding property, are most welcome during the often dreary days of winter and add warmth to this already stunning home located in Leksand, Sweden. Owner Yiva […]


This is not just another stylish modern interior, it is the interior of the DROP moveable suite, designed by IN-TENTA. Gone are the limitations of planning a vacation around the housing you have chosen, when traveling with the DROP you simply decide where you want to be located and you’re set. Want to be on […]


From the team that brought us the Swing Table, Duffy London has now unveiled their Encompass Furniture collection that features outdoor furniture pieces largely inspired by yachts, such as the one above. Many of the pieces are made from boat materials such as wood decking, sail fabric, and hardware.  Who wouldn’t love a rainy day picnic? […]


This sleek penthouse located in Manhattan was designed by Joel Sanders Architecture and is described below. I can’t stop looking at the gorgeous mix of wood, steel, light, and greenery. The towering fireplace wall and the stairwell to the rooftop terrace? Paradise.     pb “Rethinking the notion of an urban garden, this project introduces […]